A Collection (The Doors album)

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A Collection
The Doors - A Collection.jpg
Box set by
ReleasedJuly 5, 2011
Recorded1966–1971
GenrePsychedelic rock, blues rock, acid rock
Length236:01
LabelElektra - Rhino
ProducerPaul A. Rothchild, Bruce Botnick, The Doors
The Doors chronology
When You're Strange: Music from the Motion Picture
(2010)
A Collection
(2011)
The Singles
(2017)

A Collection is a six compact disc box set The Doors, released by Elektra and Rhino on July 5, 2011.[1]

This collection packages the complete anthology of The Doors albums before Jim Morrison's death in 1971. It features the 40th anniversary versions of the tracks, remastered by Bruce Botnick, and original artwork in replicated paper sleeves. The bonus tracks that are included in the individual 40th anniversary versions are not included in this boxset.

The albums are placed in chronological order.

Albums[edit]

  1. The Doors (1967)
  2. Strange Days (1967)
  3. Waiting for the Sun (1968)
  4. The Soft Parade (1969)
  5. Morrison Hotel (1970)
  6. L.A. Woman (1971)

Charts and certifications[edit]

Personnel[edit]

  • Jim Morrison – lead vocals
  • Ray Manzarek – piano, organ, keyboards & bass
  • John Densmore – drums
  • Robby Krieger – guitar
  • Paul A. Rothchild – producer of all albums except L.A. Woman
  • Bruce Botnick – co-producer of L.A. Woman; engineer for all the albums included
  • Larry Knechtel (uncredited) – bass guitar on tracks 2, 4, 6-8, & 10 of The Doors
  • Douglass Lubahnbass guitar on tracks 1–3, 6–9 (of Strange Days), 1-5, 7, 9-11 (of Waiting for the Sun), 5-6, & 8 (of The Soft Parade)
  • Kerry Magness – bass guitar on track 6 of Waiting for the Sun
  • Leroy Vinnegaracoustic bass on track 7 of Waiting for the Sun
  • Curtis Amy – saxophone solo on track 2 of The Soft Parade
  • Reinol Andino – conga on "The Soft Parade"
  • George Bohanan – trombone on tracks 1, 2, 7, and 8 of The Soft Parade
  • Harvey Brooks – bass guitar on tracks 1 to 4, 7 and 9 of The Soft Parade
  • Jimmy Buchanan – fiddle on track 7 of The Soft Parade
  • Jesse McReynoldsmandolin on track 2 of The Soft Parade
  • Champ Webb – English horn solo on track 8 of The Soft Parade
  • Paul Harris – orchestral arrangements on tracks 1, 2, 7, and 8 of The Soft Parade
  • Lonnie Mack – bass guitar on tracks 1 and 11 of Morrison Hotel
  • Ray Neapolitan – bass guitar on tracks 2 to 9 of Morrison Hotel
  • John Sebastian (credited as "G. Puglese") – harmonica on track 1 of Morrison Hotel
  • Jerry Scheff – bass guitar on L.A. Woman
  • Marc Benno – additional guitar on "L.A. Woman"

External links[edit]

  1. ^ "The Doors, A Collection, Mini Box Set: Amazon.co.uk: Music".
  2. ^ "Lescharts.com – ATB – Distant Eearth". Hung Medien. Retrieved January 6, 2014.
  3. ^ "Italiancharts.com – ATB – Distant Eearth". Hung Medien. Retrieved January 6, 2014.
  4. ^ "Spanishcharts.com – ATB – Distant Eearth". Hung Medien. Retrieved January 6, 2014.
  5. ^ "Polish album certifications – ATB – Distant Earth" (in Polish). Polish Society of the Phonographic Industry.